International Medical Graduate Resources
For information on applying for registration in assessment classes for International Medical Graduates, click here.
If you are thinking of immigrating to Canada, please review the Government of Canada website to see what options are available to you.
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Recognition counts is a program that provides support to skilled immigrants wishing to work in their fields of expertise or alternative career in Manitoba. The program offers financial counselling, as well as the opportunity to apply for a loan of up to $30,000 to help with the costs associated with obtaining employment in your occupation.
Learn more at Recognition Counts
English Language Proficiency
For physicians trained outside Canada who did not, at the time of licensure in Canada, have to demonstrate English language proficiency, applicants will require language proficiency testing.
View English Language Proficiency requirements.
English language testing (basic):
1. IELTS academic version within the last 24 months at the time of application, and achieved a minimum score of 7.0 in each of the four components in the same sitting; or
2. Occupational English Test – Medicine (OET-Medicine), with a minimum grade of B in each of the four subsets in the same sitting; or
3. Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program – General (CELPIP-General) Test, with a minimum score of 9 in each of the four skills in the same sitting
Learn more about IELTS
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English Language Resources
Proficiency in English is a requirement for practicing medicine in Manitoba. Take advantage of the Government of Manitoba’s online resources to help you practise English online:
National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) Examination
The NAC Examination is a one-day exam that assesses your readiness to enter a Canadian residency program. It is a national, standardized examination that tests the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for entrance into postgraduate training in Canada.
Learn more about the NAC Examination
For CPSM documents:
CPSM accepts documents translated from any provider. The Language Bank at the Immigrant Centre various language services to Manitoba newcomers.
Learn more about the Immigrant Centre's Language Bank
For PhysiciansApply documents:
The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) only accepts documents translated by ITC Translations, NATIONS Translation Group, and Straker for source verification of documents. Candidates must work directly with one of the providers to have their documents translated, including for any questions throughout the process, as well as for timelines, quality, pricing and payment. These providers are committed to delivering translations that meet the MCC’s requirements.
See more information on the MCC website Translation of your documents
If you have any questions Contact MCC
Physician Job Search in Manitoba
Manitoba Healthcare Providers Network posts available opportunities and information about working as a physician in Manitoba.
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Newcomer Settlement Services
The Immigrant Centre provides newcomers to Manitoba with free programs and services including settlement, employment, language, nutrition training, and verification of translations.
Learn more about the Immigrant Centre